BJP ally and central minister Upendra Kushwaha, who heads the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), met ailing RJD chief Lalu Prasad at AIIMS-Delhi on Thursday night and then put up a picture on his Twitter handle, setting tongues wagging on a possible political realignment with just about a year left for the Lok Sabha elections.
An FIR was lodged against Special Branch ADG Anurag Gupta and chief minister's press adviser Ajay Kumar on Friday, nine months year after the election commission had directed the state government to act against them for allegedly influencing Opposition MLAs during the 2016 Rajya Sabha polls that saw two BJP candidates being elected to the Upper House.
A player from RSB Mumbai (black jersey) dribbles past his RSB Chennai opponent during the final match of the All India Services Hockey Tournament at the Astroturf stadium in Morabadi, Ranchi, on Friday.
A two-member team from the Institute of Animal Health and Veterinary Biologicals (IAHVB), Calcutta, examined big cat cells and enclosures at Tata Steel Zoological Park on Thursday afternoon, but remained tight-lipped on whether a killer bug was acquiring endemic proportions at the 37-hectare animal park.
The suspected outbreak of tick-borne fatal infection Babesiosis at Tata Steel Zoological Park in Jamshedpur has prompted Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park in Ormanjhi to launch a hygiene overdrive across its 104-hectare premises.